The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 35 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10  
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.41% 12.47% 8.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.17% 46.72% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 25
Median daily rate £381 £348 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% +39.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% +4.34%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 145 122 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.63% 26.70% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 68 84
Median daily rate £440 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.37% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 19
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -2 1 - - 4
Southend-on-Sea -24 1 £575 +41.53% 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for .NET.

1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) C#
3 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
4 18 (41.86%) Java
5 15 (34.88%) Marketing
6 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (32.56%) J2EE
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.23%) SOA
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) Open Source
8 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
9 11 (25.58%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (25.58%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
9 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
9 11 (25.58%) MVC
9 11 (25.58%) Adobe
9 11 (25.58%) Big Data
9 11 (25.58%) Entity Framework
9 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (25.58%) Social Media
10 10 (23.26%) Virtual Team
10 10 (23.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (23.26%) Analytics
10 10 (23.26%) Adobe Campaign
10 10 (23.26%) SMS
10 10 (23.26%) OO
10 10 (23.26%) Legal
10 10 (23.26%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) Jetty
2 3 (6.98%) Mongrel
2 3 (6.98%) nginx
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
4 1 (2.33%) MS Office
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle CX
2 4 (9.30%) PaaS
2 4 (9.30%) SaaS
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.98%) Google App Engine
3 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) SMS
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) FTP
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) IPsec
2 3 (6.98%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) Big Data
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.98%) OLAP
7 3 (6.98%) OLTP
7 3 (6.98%) QlikView
8 2 (4.65%) Biml
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (4.65%) SSDT
9 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.33%) HBase
9 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.33%) Redis
9 1 (2.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (34.88%) Marketing
2 10 (23.26%) Legal
3 9 (20.93%) Finance
4 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.65%) Automotive
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Architect
3 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Digital Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Digital Marketing Architect
4 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (13.95%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 6 (13.95%) IT Architect
8 5 (11.63%) ETL Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Consultant
9 4 (9.30%) CRM Consultant
10 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
11 2 (4.65%) .NET Architect
11 2 (4.65%) .NET Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) J2EE
2 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.58%) Entity Framework
4 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
6 3 (6.98%) MDX
6 3 (6.98%) Servlets
6 3 (6.98%) WCF
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.33%) CSS3
8 1 (2.33%) D3.js
8 1 (2.33%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Social Media
2 10 (23.26%) Virtual Team
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (30.23%) Open Source
3 13 (30.23%) SOA
4 11 (25.58%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (25.58%) MVC
4 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
4 11 (25.58%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (23.26%) Analytics
5 10 (23.26%) OO
5 10 (23.26%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (18.60%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (18.60%) Data Analytics
7 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) Data Transformation
8 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 6 (13.95%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (13.95%) SOLID
8 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.63%) VBScript
8 4 (9.30%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) IFRS
1 3 (6.98%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) Xen
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Adobe
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Google
5 3 (6.98%) Mapbox
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.33%) WSO2
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